15:14; 2 Sam. 22Â These four were descended (BA)from the giants in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants. Now the Gibeonites were not of the people of Israel but (AB)of the remnant of the Amorites. 9 Then Joab said to Amasa, “Are you in health, my brother?” (J)And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king. So he blew the trumpet, and they dispersed from the city, u every man to his home. 17 “He(BX) sent from above, He took me,He drew me out of many waters.18 He delivered me from my strong enemy,From those who hated me;For they were too strong for me.19 They confronted me in the day of my calamity,But the Lord was my (BY)support.20 (BZ)He also brought me out into a broad place;He delivered me because He (CA)delighted in me. 7:10; Ps. 20 And Ioab answered and saide, Farre be it, farre be it from me, that I should swallow vp or destroy. Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. 2 And he (BB)said: (BC)“The Lord is my rock and my (BD)fortress and my deliverer;3 The God of my strength, (BE)in whom I will trust;My (BF)shield and the (BG)horn[o] of my salvation,My (BH)stronghold and my (BI)refuge;My Savior, You save me from violence.4 I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised;So shall I be saved from my enemies. You seek to destroy a city that is a mother in Israel. Tell Joab, âCome here, that I may speak to you.ââ 17Â And he came near her, and the woman said, âAre you Joab?â He answered, âI am.â Then she said to him, âListen to the words of your servant.â And he answered, âI am listening.â 18Â Then she said, âThey used to say in former times, âLet them but ask counsel at (P)Abel,â and so they settled a matter. 44 “You(DD) have also delivered me from the [ac]strivings of my people;You have kept me as the (DE)head of the nations. 9Â And Joab said to Amasa, âIs it well with you, my brother?â And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand (H)to kiss him. 2 Samuel 20:22. At the blast of the breath of His nostrils. 13 When he was removed from the highway, all the people went on after Joab to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri. 10 But Amasa did not notice the sword that was in Joab’s hand. A WISE WOMAN SAVES THE CITY BY SHEBA'S HEAD. Sheba’s Rebellion. (I)So Joab struck him with it (J)in the stomach and spilled his entrails to the ground without striking a second blow, and he died. And the king took the ten concubines whom he had left to care for the house and put them in a house under guard and provided for them, but did not g… And after that (AL)God heeded the prayer for the land. You seek to destroy a city and a mother in Israel. 26Â (CL)âWith the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the (CM)blameless man you show yourself blameless;27Â with the purified you deal purely, and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.28Â (CN)You save a humble people, (CO)but your eyes are on the haughty to bring them down.29Â (CP)For you are my lamp, O Lord, and my God lightens my darkness.30Â For by you I can run against a troop, and by my God I can leap over a wall.31Â This Godâ(CQ)his way is perfect; the (CR)word of the Lord proves true; he is (CS)a shield for all those who take refuge in him. Why would you swallow up (O)the inheritance of the Lord?”, 20 And Joab answered and said, “Far be it, far be it from me, that I should swallow up or destroy! Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (20) He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered me, because he delighted in me. 11Â And one of Joab's young men took his stand by Amasa and said, âWhoever favors Joab, and whoever is for David, let him follow Joab.â 12Â And Amasa lay wallowing in his blood in the highway. who gathered together and followed him. 19Â I am one of those who are peaceable and faithful in Israel. Give up him alone, and I will withdraw from the city.â And the woman said to Joab, âBehold, his head shall be thrown to you over the wall.â 22Â Then the woman went to all the people (U)in her wisdom. 19 I am among the peaceable and faithful in Israel. For all the saints. 15 All the troops with Joab came and besieged Sheba in Abel Beth Maakah. (O)They cast up a mound against the city, and it stood against the rampart, and they were battering the wall to throw it down. 17Â (CC)âHe sent from on high, he took me; he drew me out of many waters.18Â He rescued me from my strong enemy, from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.19Â They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my support.20Â (CD)He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued me, because (CE)he delighted in me. And with what shall I make atonement, that you may bless (Y)the inheritance of the Lord?”, 4 And the Gibeonites said to him, “We will have no silver or gold from Saul or from his house, nor shall you kill any man in Israel for us.”, So he said, “Whatever you say, I will do for you.”, 5 Then they answered the king, “As for the man who consumed us and plotted against us, that we should be destroyed from remaining in any of the territories of Israel, 6 let seven men of his descendants be delivered (Z)to us, and we will hang them before the Lord (AA)in Gibeah of Saul, (AB)whom the Lord chose.”. 32:23; Josh. 19 Again there was war at Gob with the Philistines, where (AT)Elhanan the son of [k]Jaare-Oregim the Bethlehemite killed (AU)the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver’s beam. 132:17, Ps. 23-26, see ch. David sings a song to praise God. 14Â And they buried the bones of Saul and his son Jonathan in the land of Benjamin in (AN)Zela, in the tomb of Kish his father. NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Comfort Print: One faith. 16. And when the man saw that all the people stopped, he carried Amasa out of the highway into the field and threw a garment over him. And she did not allow the birds of the air to rest on them by day nor the beasts of the field by night. 11Â When David was told what Rizpah the daughter of Aiah, the concubine of Saul, had done, 12Â David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of his son Jonathan from the men of Jabesh-gilead, (AL)who had stolen them from the public square of (AM)Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them, on the day the Philistines killed Saul on Gilboa. He blew the trumpet # tn Heb “the shophar” (the ram’s horn trumpet). 16Â And Ishbi-benob, one of the descendants (AP)of the giants, whose spear weighed three hundred shekels[e] of bronze, and who was armed with a new sword, thought to kill David. 2 Kgs. So they were gathered together and also went after [b]Sheba. He sounded the horn and cried out, “We have no share in David, nor any heritage in the son of Jesse. 2 Samuel 20-22 New King James Version (NKJV) The Rebellion of Sheba 20 And there happened to be there a [ a]rebel, whose name was Sheba the son of Bichri, a Benjamite. 38 “I have pursued my enemies and destroyed them;Neither did I turn back again till they were destroyed.39 And I have destroyed them and wounded them,So that they could not rise;They have fallen (CW)under my feet.40 For You have (CX)armed me with strength for the battle;You have [z]subdued under me (CY)those who rose against me.41 You have also [aa]given me the (CZ)necks of my enemies,So that I destroyed those who hated me.42 They looked, but there was none to save;Even (DA)to the Lord, but He did not answer them.43 Then I beat them as fine (DB)as the dust of the earth;I trod them (DC)like dirt in the streets,And I [ab]spread them out. They went out from Jerusalem to pursue Sheba the son of Bichri. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it out to Joab. 23Â (W)Now Joab was in command of all the army of Israel; and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was in command of the Cherethites and the Pelethites; 24Â and (X)Adoram was in charge of the forced labor; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was the recorder; 25Â and Sheva was secretary; and (Y)Zadok and Abiathar were priests; 26Â and (Z)Ira the Jairite was also David's priest. 11 And David was told what Rizpah the daughter of Aiah, the concubine of Saul, had done. English Standard Version (ESV). 7Â (BN)âIn my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I called.From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry (BO)came to his ears. 47Â âThe Lord lives, and blessed be my rock, and exalted be (DI)my God, (DJ)the rock of my salvation,48Â the God who gave me vengeance and (DK)brought down peoples under me,49Â who brought me out from my enemies; you exalted me above (DL)those who rose against me; you delivered me from (DM)men of violence. 1 Now a scoundrel named Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite, happened to be there. So they were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood. 3Â And David came to his house at Jerusalem. Lewis with free daily excerpts from his work. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. 7:13, Gen. 6:9; 7:1; Job 1:1; [Eph. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. 29 “For You are my (CL)lamp, O Lord;The Lord shall enlighten my darkness.30 For by You I can run against a troop;By my God I can leap over a (CM)wall.31 As for God, (CN)His way is perfect;(CO)The word of the Lord is proven;He is a shield to all who trust in Him. Psalm 147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy. the foundations of the world were laid bare. David told his army to go out to pursue Sheba. And (K)he struck him with it (L)in the stomach, and his entrails poured out on the ground; and he did not strike him again. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it out to Joab. The woman went unto the people in her wisdom — Prudently treated with them about it, representing to them the certainty and nearness of their ruin, if they did not speedily comply with her desires, and certain deliverance if they did. Then he blew a trumpet, and they withdrew from the city, every man to his tent. 32 “For (CP)who is God, except the Lord?And who is a rock, except our God?33 [v]God is my (CQ)strength and power,And He (CR)makes [w]my way (CS)perfect.34 He makes [x]my feet (CT)like the feet of deer,And (CU)sets me on my high places.35 He teaches my hands [y]to make war,So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. And he blew a trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his tent. (BD)âThe Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,3Â (BE)my[g] God, my rock, (BF)in whom I take refuge,(BG)my shield, and (BH)the horn of my salvation, (BI)my stronghold and (BJ)my refuge, my savior; you save me from violence.4Â I call upon the Lord, who is (BK)worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. ESV Scripture Journal, Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes, Psalms, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Thinline Bible, Genuine Leather, Black, ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey. And Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king. Now Joab was wearing a soldier's garment, and over it was a belt with a sword in its sheath fastened on his thigh, and as he went forward it fell out. 7:13; 77:17; 144:6; Hab. 17 But (AO)Abishai the son of Zeruiah came to his aid, and struck the Philistine and killed him. CHAPTER 20. 13Â And he brought up from there the bones of Saul and the bones of his son Jonathan; and they gathered the bones of those who were hanged. 11 Meanwhile one of Joab’s men stood near Amasa, and said, “Whoever favors Joab and whoever is for David—follow Joab!” 12 But Amasa wallowed in his blood in the middle of the highway. 20:21; 1 Kgs. 2 Samuel 20 . 2 Samuel 20:22 Then the woman wisely came to all the people. 17Â But Abishai the son of Zeruiah came to his aid and attacked the Philistine and killed him. 3:4]. 8:19; 2 Chr. and from his statutes I did not turn aside. And anyone who came by, seeing him, stopped. 32:23; Ps. And they did all that the king commanded. So he blew the trumpet, and they dispersed from the city, every man to his home. 15 When the Philistines were at war again with Israel, David and his servants with him went down and fought against the Philistines; and David grew faint. 16 Then a wise woman cried out from the city, “Hear, hear! Used by permission. Now Joab was dressed in battle armor; on it was a belt with a sword fastened in its sheath at his hips; and as he was going forward, it fell out. 22:29; 1 Kgs. Please say to Joab, ‘Come nearby, that I may speak with you.’ ” 17 When he had come near to her, the woman said, “Are you Joab?”, Then she said to him, “Hear the words of your maidservant.”, 18 So she spoke, saying, “They used to talk in former times, saying, ‘They shall surely seek guidance at Abel,’ and so they would end disputes. 20 He brought me forth also into a large place: he delivered me, because he delighted in me. 23 And (Q)Joab was over all the army of Israel; Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; 24 Adoram was (R)in charge of revenue; (S)Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder; 25 Sheva was scribe; (T)Zadok and Abiathar were the priests; 26 (U)and Ira the Jairite was [c]a chief minister under David. Then cried a wise woman --The appeal of this woman, who, like Deborah, was probably a judge or governess of the place, was a … 4 And the king said to Amasa, (E)“Assemble the men of Judah for me within three days, and be present here yourself.” 5 So Amasa went to assemble the men of Judah. 1:4; Col. 1:21, 22]. 15 Then they came and besieged him in Abel of Beth Maachah; and they (N)cast up a siege mound against the city, and it stood by the rampart. 14Â And Sheba passed through all the tribes of Israel to (K)Abel of (L)Beth-maacah,[b] and all (M)the Bichrites[c] assembled and followed him in. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 2 Samuel 20 - 22 David goes home to Jerusalem. But a man of (T)the hill country of Ephraim, called Sheba the son of Bichri, has lifted up his hand against King David. And Joab went back to the king in Jerusalem. 20Â Now there happened to be there (A)a worthless man, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjaminite. And Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. 2 Samuel 20 20 1 And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel. 2 So every man of Israel deserted David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri. 8 “Then (BM)the earth shook and trembled;(BN)The foundations of [q]heaven quaked and were shaken,Because He was angry.9 Smoke went up from His nostrils,And devouring (BO)fire from His mouth;Coals were kindled by it.10 He (BP)bowed the heavens also, and came downWith (BQ)darkness under His feet.11 He rode upon a cherub, and flew;And He [r]was seen (BR)upon the wings of the wind.12 He made (BS)darkness canopies around Him,Dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.13 From the brightness before HimCoals of fire were kindled. 18Â (AS)After this there was again war with the Philistines at Gob. 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